The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn
JULY 10, 2011
It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates. Clearly there is the potential for insider information to be made available if people are currently, or even possibly recently, employed by the company in question. A third-party expert network could be built on LinkedIn APIs.